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Shivraj Chouhan announces memorial for Bhopal gas tragedy victims

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan made the announcement during an all-religion meet organised by the state government in Bhopal to pay homage to those killed in the gas leak from the Union Carbide factory.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan pays tribute to victims of the Bhopal Gas tragedy on its 36th anniversary in Bhopal on Thursday.(PTI)
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan pays tribute to victims of the Bhopal Gas tragedy on its 36th anniversary in Bhopal on Thursday.(PTI)
Published on Dec 03, 2020 06:50 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By HT Correspondent

Bhopal gas tragedy: 36 years on, survivors still await justice

Torch procession to demand justice for Bhopal Gas Tragedy victimson the eve of 36th anniversary of the tragedy in Bhopal.(HT photo)
Torch procession to demand justice for Bhopal Gas Tragedy victimson the eve of 36th anniversary of the tragedy in Bhopal.(HT photo)
Updated on Dec 03, 2020 09:00 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By T Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay

36 years on, Bhopal gas tragedy survivors battle obesity, thyroid disorders

Higher obesity due to gas exposure is likely to have made Bhopal gas tragedy survivors vulnerable to various diseases like diabetes, hypertension, coronary heart disease, osteoarthritis and cancers, said a trust that runs a clinic for treatment of the survivors
Residents of Bhopal pay tributes to those killed in the gas tragedy of 1984.(HT PHOTO)
Residents of Bhopal pay tributes to those killed in the gas tragedy of 1984.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Dec 02, 2020 04:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By HT Correspondent

On National Pollution Control Day, Satyendar Jain urges people to make Delhi pollution free

The ‘National Pollution Control Day’ is observed in memory of those who died in the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, which occurred on the intervening night of December 2 and 3 in 1984 at the Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL) plant in the Madhya Pradesh capital.
“Let’s take a pledge on National Pollution Control Day that we will take forward our efforts to not only reduce air but water, land and noise pollution as well and make Delhi pollution free,” Jain tweeted in Hindi.(ANI Photo)
“Let’s take a pledge on National Pollution Control Day that we will take forward our efforts to not only reduce air but water, land and noise pollution as well and make Delhi pollution free,” Jain tweeted in Hindi.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Dec 02, 2020 12:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by: Harshit Sabarwal

Vizag gas leak: India must overhaul its compensatory regime

With industrialisation and a growing number of industries using hazardous substances, our legislative framework is no longer in sync with the changing times
The Vizag case has brought back into limelight the gross inadequacies in the country’s legislative and regulatory framework that deals with compensation for industrial disasters(PTI)
The Vizag case has brought back into limelight the gross inadequacies in the country’s legislative and regulatory framework that deals with compensation for industrial disasters(PTI)
Published on May 15, 2020 05:13 PM IST
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Andhra gas leak victims seek closure of LG plant, minister promises justice

Vizag gas leak victims protested at the plant on Saturday morning with the bodies of three victims and demanded that the plant is shut down.
A minister in the Andhra government said the high-powered committee will probe possible lapses by the company and punish the culprits.(AP Photo)
A minister in the Andhra government said the high-powered committee will probe possible lapses by the company and punish the culprits.(AP Photo)
Updated on May 09, 2020 11:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Abhinav Sahay

Vizag gas leak: 5-member panel to probe lapses, neutralising Styrene gas to take more time

Andhra government has asked the committee to also recommend action against the plant if negligence is found on their part.
Police personnel at the LG Polymers plant, a day after the major chemical gas leak incident, in RR Venkatapuram village in Visakhapatnam(PTI Photo)
Police personnel at the LG Polymers plant, a day after the major chemical gas leak incident, in RR Venkatapuram village in Visakhapatnam(PTI Photo)
Updated on May 08, 2020 07:51 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Abhinav Sahay

‘It turned into a fog’: Locals recount Vizag gas leak in which 11 were killed

As rescuers rushed to take people to the hospital, many others were seen gasping for breath as they tried to flee, disoriented by the vapours.
Vapour comes out from LG Polymers chemical plant after a gas leak, in a village near Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday.(PTI Photo)
Vapour comes out from LG Polymers chemical plant after a gas leak, in a village near Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday.(PTI Photo)
Updated on May 08, 2020 07:45 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi

Vizag gas leak an eerie reminder of Bhopal gas tragedy

Around 1,500 people were evacuated from areas around the chemical factory in Visakhapatnam from where the Styrene gas leaked, authorities said.
People affected by gas leak being taken to a hospital for treatment, near Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday.(PTI Photo)
People affected by gas leak being taken to a hospital for treatment, near Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday.(PTI Photo)
Updated on May 07, 2020 02:50 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi

MP count crosses 2,500, experts ask state govt to make testing data public

According to the state’s Covid-19 bulletin on Wednesday, 104 fresh cases were reported from Indore alone that has taken the city’s infection tally to 1,476. Indore has reported a bulk of the Madhya Pradesh’s Covid-19 deaths--65.
Madhya Pradesh has drawn flak for its handling of the pandemic and is among the states, where the Centre has deputed interministerial teams to probe perceived lapses in efforts to control the disease.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Madhya Pradesh has drawn flak for its handling of the pandemic and is among the states, where the Centre has deputed interministerial teams to probe perceived lapses in efforts to control the disease.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 30, 2020 01:15 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By Ranjan

Covid-19 cases in Madhya Pradesh crosses 2500, casualties mount to 130

In Bhopal, 12 of the 14 casualties were survivors of the 1984 gas tragedy.
Homeless people stand in a queue to get free meals distributed by the social activists amid nationwide lockdown in Bhopal on Wednesday.(ANI)
Homeless people stand in a queue to get free meals distributed by the social activists amid nationwide lockdown in Bhopal on Wednesday.(ANI)
Updated on Apr 29, 2020 11:00 PM IST
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Bhopal gas tragedy among world’s major industrial accidents of 20th century: UN report

Among the other nine major industrial disasters after 1919 listed in the report are the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters as well as the Rana Plaza building collapse.
Bhopal gas disaster survivors hold posters during a protest rally in Bhopal. (AFP File Photo)
Bhopal gas disaster survivors hold posters during a protest rally in Bhopal. (AFP File Photo)
Updated on Apr 21, 2019 01:12 AM IST
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United Nations | By Press Trust of India

Uriyadi 2 movie review: A political thriller that asks all the right questions

Uriyadi 2, continuing in the tradition of Uriyadi, addresses some of the genuine issues that have been plaguing society. However, it is as a political thriller that it fails to impress. Rating: 3/5
Uriyadi 2 stars Vijay Kumar in a lead role and has been produced by Suriya.(Instagram)
Uriyadi 2 stars Vijay Kumar in a lead role and has been produced by Suriya.(Instagram)
Updated on Apr 05, 2019 01:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Karthik Kumar

No closure for victims of Bhopal gas tragedy

Given the complicated ownership of the factory site now, it isn’t clear who will manage the toxic waste still present in the abandoned factory. Or pay for the plant site’s remediation. If the MNC failed to do its bit for the victims, the Indian State failed miserably to do what was in its hands, making the effects of the tragedy felt across generations.
Bhopal gas disaster survivors hold posters during a protest rally in Bhopal(AFP)
Bhopal gas disaster survivors hold posters during a protest rally in Bhopal(AFP)
Published on Dec 03, 2018 06:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

34 yrs later, Bhopal gas tragedy survivors face another challenge

Bhopal gas tragedy, described as the world’s worst industrial disaster, more than 15,000 people were killed after methyl-isocyanate leaked on the intervening night of December 2-3, 1984 from the pesticide plant of Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL) in the city.
Survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy along with others taking part in a torch rally taken out to pay tributes to the victims of the disaster on the eve of 34th anniversary in Bhopal on Sunday, December 2, 2018.(Mujeeb Faruqui/HT Photo)
Survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy along with others taking part in a torch rally taken out to pay tributes to the victims of the disaster on the eve of 34th anniversary in Bhopal on Sunday, December 2, 2018.(Mujeeb Faruqui/HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 02, 2018 11:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By Ranjan and Shruti Tomar

Daddy and daughter dearest

When eminent photographer Raghu Rai’s little girl decided to make a film on her father, she found a whole other side to his personality
Raghu Rai recreates an old memory with daughter Avani Rai at his home in Delhi(Sanchit Khanna)
Raghu Rai recreates an old memory with daughter Avani Rai at his home in Delhi(Sanchit Khanna)
Updated on Sep 01, 2018 08:39 PM IST
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